In guiding a project, particularly one in the building and construction industry, it is of great benefit to know how to manage work priorities. These are important skills to have if you want to become a great project manager.
In this course, Exner draw on their 25 years of experience in the construction industry and have tailored this course to address many of the challenges facing Construction Projects and their Project Managers today.
Please note that this course is priced in US dollars.
Duration of Study
The pace at which each student studies is different. The nominal hours for this course are 60 hours, however, this can vary greatly depending on your previous experience and study techniques. Student support is available by asking a question online or visiting our website.
Our Support is provided as a Registered Training Organisation (Provider number 22450)
As a RTO (Provider number 22450), Exner Education is responsible for delivering quality training and assessment.
Typically, many projects have great risks associated with them and as such are far more susceptible to deliver outcomes where large financial losses are experienced or the project is delivered late or to a lower quality than expected.
Exner Education’s Manage Personal Work Priorities and Professional Development course serves to provide an understanding of the theory and practice of project management in the building and construction industry.
This unit of competency is taken from the Australian VET sector Business services Training Package. If you are an Australian student and would like to be assessed for this unit, please visit our website for more information.
Upon successful completion of the assessment you will be awarded with a Nationally accredited certificate of attainment. This unit also forms part of the Diploma of project management.
Watch the introductory video to gain an understanding of the topics that will be covered in this Subject.
These are the entire course notes that will be covered in each of the following sections and lectures of the course.
Watch the Video on Personal Work Goals, and don't forget to download the additional reference material. Then undertake Case Study 1 - it looks at how to create your own personal development plan.
Watch the video on organisational plans then undertake Case Study 2 - it looks at creating a performance plan and undertaking a performance review.
Watch the video on Personal Performance, and download the additional reference material. Then undertake Case Study 3 - it looks at how you understand your learning style!
Watch the video on Achieving Goals, then download the additional reference material. Don't forget to undertake Case Study 4 - it looks at how to "Get Organised"!
Watch the video on Managing Work Priorities and then undertake Case Study 5 - it looks at using technology to plan and schedule your work.
Watch the video on work life balance and undertake Case Study 6 - which looks at your work life balance.
Watch the video on Professional Development and undertake Case Study 7 - its on looking at your competencies.
Watch the video on improving your competencies and download the additional reference material. Then have a go at Case Study 8 - it looks at 360 feedback reviews.
Exner is an integrated education and consulting firm with over 25 years of experience providing an extensive range of professional management services to the construction industry. Our hands-on experience includes design and construction, expert claims quantification and management, project management, business systems consulting, value for money models, safety in design and risk management systems.
Exner Education is an ASQA registered RTO and is the training development and delivery branch of Exner. From its practical experience and knowledge Exner Education has designed, developed and delivered construction specific training over the past 15 years. Exner Education provides a 'hands on' practical approach to training, developed and delivered by people who have real current practical experience in the field and are qualified VET sector trainers. This gives Exner a unique ability to balance both theoretical teaching knowledge complemented with current 'best practice' work examples.
Our Training & Education experience includes the instructional design of training ranging from:
· safety and site compliance;
· project management including from tender preparation, claims management to project close out;
· engineering practices; and,
· corporate improvement strategies.
Exner Education has designed, developed and delivered training for both large and small companies as well as government authorities including, Leighton Contractors, Pro-Build, Grocon, Schiavello, MBAV, HIA, VMIA, Nicholson Construction, Johns Lyng, APM Group, Victorian Managed Insurance Authority, VicRoads, Department of Treasury and Finance and Victorian Catchment Management Authority.
Exner continues to develop its online learning 'experience' and provides a unique interactive delivery methodology which gives students world first teaching tools, combining Exner's practical construction knowledge with core theory to further enhance the students learning experience.